12 episodes

Two proud feminists, Steph and Kiersten, tackle the issues facing women and what it means to be a modern feminist.
If you don't consider yourself a feminist, you might want to reconsider.
"It's better to be a bad feminist, than no feminist at all." -Roxane Gay

F(embolden) Kiersten Pope

    • Society & Culture
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Two proud feminists, Steph and Kiersten, tackle the issues facing women and what it means to be a modern feminist.
If you don't consider yourself a feminist, you might want to reconsider.
"It's better to be a bad feminist, than no feminist at all." -Roxane Gay

    Episode 12: Where Are They Now?

    Episode 12: Where Are They Now?

    F(embolden) Episode 12 // In the season finale, Steph and Kiersten pay homage to F(embolden)'s first episode by discussing how to be a feminist in a contradictory world. We take an introspective look at the lessons we've learned this season, including how to make the most change and how to embrace nuance.

    • 39 min
    Episode 11: Myth Busters

    Episode 11: Myth Busters

    F(embolden) Episode 11 // This episode we put on our lab coats and debunk some of popular science's most pervasive myths about gender. We tackle controversial subjects ranging from "Men are from Mars" to the wage gap.

    • 36 min
    Episode 10: Women in Education

    Episode 10: Women in Education

    As ladies and scholars, Steph and Kiersten look at what it means to be a woman in academia. Are women not as "economically feasible" as male employees, or is it all just a big boys club? We explore why women choose particular educational paths and tackle the infamous phenomenon of mansplaining.

    • 33 min
    Episode 9: Men's World Part 2

    Episode 9: Men's World Part 2

    F(embolden) Episode 9 // In the concluding half of Men's World, we talk more with Joe about different pressures faced by men and women. We employ the wise words of Albus Dumbledore as we discuss how the feminist movement and values can be adopted by the other half of the population.

    • 29 min
    Episode 8: Men's World Part 1

    Episode 8: Men's World Part 1

    F(embolden) Episode 8 // Aaaand we're back! This time we cross the divide as we talk with man-expert Joe Mitchell. We dive into how boys and men are faced with their own societal pressures from forming friendships to singing in High School Musical. As we discuss gendered labels, we discover that sometimes you just want to be a Velma AND a Daphne!

    • 35 min
    Episode 7: Careers and Motherhood

    Episode 7: Careers and Motherhood

    F(embolden) Episode 7 // In honor of Beyoncé's world-changing pregnancy announcement, we dive into the complexities of mixing careers and motherhood. Joined by the insightful soon-to-be mom Kayla Shepherd, we tackle the concept of "having it all" and how to push through stereotypes in order to be authentically you.

    • 33 min

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